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Our appointment with Life- The Miracle of Mindfulness Meditation – A Faculty Lecture

When we are mindful, deeply in touch with the present moment, our understanding of what is going on deepens, and we begin to be filled with acceptance, joy, peace and love.” Thich Nhat Hanh Mindfulness can be described as the energy of being aware of what is going on in us and around us. When we live with mindfulness, we […]

Faculty Film Club

The Faculty seemed like the perfect excuse to start a film club, something we’ve been thinking about since we started, and after a pub conversation with local film maker Phil Harrison here we are. The Faculty Film Club will show movies that will stir the recesses of your brain and have you chatting over the movie long after the credits […]

Real Sketchy

Since November 2012 Seedhead Arts has been running and developing Real Sketchy, a open live sketching event taking place in a bar environment. Over the year it’s developed from something that was largely populated by artists to being somewhere that anyone can have a wee sketch and have a laugh over a few pints. We scan all the sketches and […]

The Open Source

The Open Source is a performance space, music venue, workshop hub and tea room bringing life back into an empty space in Belfast on the last weekend of the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival. With volunteers running the space and enthusiastic contributors providing the programme of workshops and performances, it’s basically a big giant hippy love in  where everyone gives of […]

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Small Business Santa 2014 6th December 2014

Right guys it’s Small Business Saturday so we’ve got our Small Business Santa Blog. As a small business we’re all about trying to support some small businesses and this year we’ve been making a deliberate effort to spend less money in big corporations and more in local business. Among the many joys that this has given us it has lead […]

Ten Thousand to One – Pointless 21st November 2014

This morning I got onto an argument on twitter with a young lady who was suggesting that in the current climate she didn’t believe in funding the arts. An 11-15% cut isn’t enough for her obviously, she wants to stop funding the arts altogether… cause y’know, the health service and that. To be fair I kind of lost the rag […]

Stand up for your Rights needs you 20th November 2014

As part the Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival, we are looking to recruit 8 activists who would be willing to undertake a two and half day stand-up comedy workshop to perform at a human rights themed comedy show, Stand Up for Rights, on Friday 12 December 2014 at the Sunflower Bar: http://www.humanrightsfestivalni.com/events/stand-up-for-your-rights/ If you would be interested in taking part, the […]

Come on Arlene! 12th October 2014

Here’s Adam’s letter to Arlene Foster about the recent NITB Events Fund cut. Props to Stan Ferguson for the Come on Arlene gag. Dear Minister, I am writing to express my deep concern about the recent axing of the Northern Ireland Events Fund. As a freelance event professional my work with organisations such as Culture Night Belfast, Cathedral Quarter Arts […]

‘Endlessly Dumbing Down’ 5th September 2014

On Arts Extra last night  about 15 min in someone called Fionuala Meridith, when talking about Belfast Festival at Queens, said this… ‘We’re talking about so called high arts, high culture… the tendency locally and politically is to place the emphasis on social inclusion, accessibility, relevance, mass appeal – that’s all fine but I do think they’re right to try […]

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